|The Pickwick Club|
group shall be known as THE PICKWICK CLUB
enjoyment of a recreational naturist spa experience in a social club
promotion of naturism in accordance with the B.N. Code of Practice.
shall be open to all supporters of the naturist movement as decided by the
will always be encouraged to join B.N.
will be offered to members children on reaching their 18th birthday and an
entrance fee charged, unless they are still in full time education.
applications for membership shall be passed to the Membership Secretary
who will confirm suitability with B.N. and other relevant Organisations
and then present such applications at the following Committee Meeting for
approval or otherwise by the Committee.
Committee shall reserve the right to refuse, suspend or terminate
membership with no obligation to disclose their reasons.
membership may be bestowed at the discretion of the Committee.
shall be welcome to attend Club Sessions, but in accordance with the club
Child Protection policy, must register for temporary membership and show
suitable Photo ID.
shall be allowed to attend Club activities only when accompanied by their
parents or legal guardians. Minors accompanied by persons other than their
parents or legal guardians shall only be admitted on production of a
written and signed Authority from such parents or legal guardians. Under
no circumstances shall unaccompanied children be admitted to Club premises
of minors shall be optional. They are free to choose of their own free
will and without coercion of any kind.
Pickwick Club has a Child Safeguard Policy.
The duly elected Officers and Committee shall be responsible for all
The Committee shall consist of a maximum of 15 Members 5 of whom shall be
Officers, namely, Chairperson, Vice Chairperson, Treasurer, Secretary and
The Chairperson at any meeting shall be entitled to a casting vote only.
A quorum shall consist of at least two Officers and five members.
All members of the Club shall be eligible to serve on the Committee. The
posts of Chairperson, Vice Chairperson, Treasurer, Secretary and
Membership Secretary may be occupied by members subject to the unanimous
approval of the Committee.
The financial year shall end on 30th
An Extraordinary General Meeting may be convened at the discretion of the
Committee or at the written request of a minimum of 25 per cent of the
ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING:
The Annual General Meeting shall be held within four weeks of the 1st
January each year.
Officers and other members of the Committee shall each be elected for a
period of two years. At the end of the two years they will each be
eligible for reelection for a further period of two years.
Nominations for any vacancies, duly proposed with the consent of the
nominee, must be handed to the Secretary a clear 4 weeks before the Annual
General Meeting. Any vacancy arising during the year may be filled by the
Committee until the next Annual General Meeting.
The Club Accounts and Balance Sheet shall be examined by an independent
examiner and presented at the Annual General Meeting.
A registration fee shall be charged on initial membership or on rejoining
after membership has lapsed.
Annual Subscription must be paid by 28th February. Failure to
do so will result in a further joining fee being charged. Subscription and
fees shall be decided by the committee based on:-
charge made by the Pool Authorities.
Members details as provided on the Membership Application Form may be
held on computer for the purpose of Club administration and shall not be
available to any individual or body other than the B.N. and the
Officers and Committee of the Pickwick Club or Police as required.
ALTERATIONS TO CONSTITUTION:
The addition to, alteration or repeal of any item in this constitution
shall be made at a Annual General Meeting only, providing that the
proposed alteration is specified in the agenda for the General Meeting.
Should dissolution of the Club become necessary, any assets remaining
after the clearance of all outstanding debts shall be transferred to a
body or bodies dedicated to the promotion of naturism to be decided at an
Extraordinary General Meeting.
This site was last updated 08-01-2012
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